Quote of the Week

QUOTE OF THE WEEK: “Optimism and humor are the grease and glue of life.” –Philip Butler


Dear editor: In previous weeks, world famous editor, Tammy Moore, was formally bidden farewell by the Voice’s writers. Except me. I was in transit from Heathrow to the friendly Mojave desert. As editor, Tammy has done much to make the Voice heard, has given it volume and clarity. She has also done much for me…. Read more »

Scholarship News

SCHOLARSHIP NEWS LAURENCE DECORE AWARDS FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP Value: $500 APPLICATION DEADLINE: MARCH 01, 2003 Administrator: Alberta Scholarship Programs Notes: Applicant must be currently enrolled in a minimum of three full courses at a designated Alberta post-secondary institution. Based on involvement in either student government or student societies and clubs or organizations. Student must be… Read more »


Action Against War on Iraq Web: Info: The next global day of action against the war on Iraq has been called for Saturday Feb. 15. In Edmonton, we will be meeting at 1:00 p.m. Churchill SQ. on Feb. 15 for a march through the downtown, and a rally back at the Square. If… Read more »


CLASSIFIED SPACE: Students of AU may print classifieds in The Voice free of charge (maximum three per issue) as long as they are not representing a company or product. Classified ads should be submitted to the editor at with “?CLASSIFIED AD’ listed in the subject title. The Editor reserves the right to refuse any… Read more »


. . From Alberta … It’s CDE Live! The Centre for Distance Education continues to break new ground in its online teaching techniques. Here, Dr. Jon Baggaley climbs inside a PowerPoint presentation for a live presentation to his MDDE662 class. “The students contribute to the online seminars via live audio and video,” says Jon. MDE… Read more »

AUSU SPEAKS: January 19th Session – Provided By AUSU

News from the January 19, 2003 council meeting AUSU Council met on the evening of January 19th for a regularly scheduled council meeting. The main item of business for the evening was AUSU finance, and the annual audit for the 2002 financial year was reviewed and discussed. Following this, tentative plans were set for the… Read more »


ABOUT THE PRIZE This Magazine’s Prize for Creative Non-Fiction honours the brightest new voices in Canadian letters. Send us your work, and join This Magazine’s long tradition of publishing outstanding literary and creative non-fiction. We’re looking for personal and journalistic pieces with a strong voice, attention to narrative, experimental styles and, of course, compelling subject… Read more »

X-PRESS: What’s new in the world of learning.

MVU TEACHES PEOPLE HOW TO BUILD AFFORDABLE HOUSING MSVA Press Release October 3, 2002, Halifax – There’s a new course at Mount Saint Vincent University that’s taking a unique approach to addressing the problem of homelessness and the lack of affordable housing in Nova Scotia. Developing Affordable Housing is a continuing education certificate course, sponsored… Read more »